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Man Utd ready to trigger 12-month extension clause in contract

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is in the final year of his contract at Old Trafford. The Spaniard originally joined from Athletic Bilbao in 2014 on a four-year deal and although we started talks over a new contract last November... Continue Reading →

Battle Of The Buffet: Cesc Fabregas Admits He Was The Arsenal Player Who Threw Pizza At Sir Alex Ferguson In The Old Trafford Tunnel Back In 2004

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It's been nigh-on 13 years but the identity of the mystery Arsenal assailant responsible for wanging a slice of pizza into Sir Alex Ferguson's face after a match at Old Trafford has finally been revealed.

In what has since come to be known as 'Pizzagate' or 'The Battle of the Buffet', Manchester United beat the Gunners 2-0 in a suitably tempestuous encounter on 24th October, 2004, thus bringing the away side's 49-game unbeaten run to an abrupt halt.

Man Utd fans will be shocked by this Marouane Fellaini stat

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Marouane Fellaini scored twice on Saturday as Manchester United thrashed Crystal Palace 4-0 at Old Trafford. The big Belgian midfielder has now played in six of our seven Premier League matches so far this season, starting three of them and... Continue Reading →

Mourinho praises Fellaini for toughing it out

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho described Marouane Fellaini as a “strong character” for overcoming his early troubles at Manchester United to establish himself as a key player at Old Trafford.

Fellaini struggled to make a positive impression early in his United career after arriving from Everton for £27.

Mourinho praises Fellaini for toughing it out

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho described Marouane Fellaini as a “strong character” for overcoming his early troubles at Manchester United to establish himself as a key player at Old Trafford.

Fellaini struggled to make a positive impression early in his United career after arriving from Everton for £27.

Mesut Ozil to Man Utd: Arsenal star wants Old Trafford switch

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Arsenal attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester United on a free transfer next summer, according to the Sunday Mirror. The Germany...

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Mourinho showers praise on ‘happy’ Martial

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho praised French winger Anthony Martial on Friday for his improved attitude and on-field performances in Manchester United’s strong start to the season.

The 21-year-old struggled to convince Mourinho during his first season in charge at Old Trafford but he has convincingly played his way back into the manager’s plans this term.

£80,000-a-week star to be offered new Man Utd deal

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Manchester United are expected to offer Marouane Fellaini a new contract before the end of the year, according to reports. The 29-year-old is in the final year of his current deal at Old Trafford and would be allowed to speak... Continue Reading →

United front sparked fast start says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says Manchester United’s dynamic start to their Premier League title challenge has been fuelled by the feel-good factor among his forwards.

Mourinho’s side head to Southampton on Saturday in confident mood after reeling off four wins from their first five league games.

United front sparked fast start says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says Manchester United’s dynamic start to their Premier League title challenge has been fuelled by the feel-good factor among his forwards.

Mourinho’s side head to Southampton on Saturday in confident mood after reeling off four wins from their first five league games.

Confirmed: 3 starters for Man Utd against Burton

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Manchester United host Burton Albion in the third round of this season's EFL Cup at Old Trafford tomorrow night. With this being our fourth match in 12 days Jose Mourinho is expected to make wholesale changes to the starting lineup.... Continue Reading →

Confirmed: 8 players absent for Man Utd against Burton

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Manchester United host Burton Albion in the third round of this season's EFL Cup tomorrow night at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho is expected to make wholesale changes tomorrow evening as this is our fourth match in 12 days following the... Continue Reading →

Koeman sends message to the fans on social media after defeat, Everton fans want him gone

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Everton crashed to yet another humiliating defeat in the Premier League yesterday. The Toffees were thrashed 4-0 at Old Trafford by Manchester United.

Manager Ronald Koeman is already under immense pressure and the defeat at Old Trafford will only make the situation worse for him. Everton have lost all of their last four matches against Spurs, Atalanta, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Man Utd: No Joy For Rooney On Old Trafford Return As Everton Lose 4-0 (Video)

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Wayne Rooney's first time back at Old Trafford since his summer move to Everton ended in a hefty defeat, with United putting four past the struggling Toffees.

The Red Devils went ahead after just four minutes, via a thumping effort from Antonio Valencia.

Rooney himself failed to make the most of a couple of chances on the rare occasions the visitors threatened David De Gea's goal.

Man Utd: Antonio Valencia Takes Three Minutes To Open Scoring Against Everton With Scorching 25-Yarder (Video)

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It took precisely 197 seconds for Antonio Valencia to open the scoring for Manchester United against Everton this afternoon, and in some style to boot.

The Ecuadorian right-back latched onto a lolloping cross-field pass from Nemanja Matic and, without so much as a second thought, sent a honking shot past Jordan Pickford and into the top corner.

Man Utd vs Everton preview: easy win?

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Manchester United vs Everton preview ahead of Sunday's afternoon kickoff at Old Trafford. Manchester United vs Everton Premier League 2017-18 17th September 2017, 16:00 pm BST Old Trafford, Manchester Manchester United Team News & Preview We'll be keen to return... Continue Reading →

Premier League Dig Up Lovely Snippet Of Kasper Schmeichel And Tom Ince Playing Football Together As Kids In Old Trafford Corridor (Video)

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This very afternoon, Huddersfield are set to play host to Leicester City at the John Smith's Stadium a fixture that will see two former childhood playmates reunited once again.

With both their dads playing for Manchester United, Kasper Schmeichel and Thomas Ince spent a brief few years growing up alongside one another in the early 1990s.

Giggs: Rooney should celebrate if he scores against United

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Wayne Rooney will make his first competitive appearance at Old Trafford since the final game of last season when he was substituted off with two minutes left to play in our 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.

While it seemed likely he would be leaving in the summer, nothing had been resolved yet, so there was no formal goodbye.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 5

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Everton forward Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford, home of his former club Manchester United, when the Toffees visit the Red Devils this Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Rooney, who spent 13 years at United, is the club’s all-time top scorer with 253 goals. He has scored both of Everton’s Premier League goals this season.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 5

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Everton forward Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford, home of his former club Manchester United, when the Toffees visit the Red Devils this Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Rooney, who spent 13 years at United, is the club’s all-time top scorer with 253 goals. He has scored both of Everton’s Premier League goals this season.

Fix-it Fellaini gets Manchester United off the mark

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Substitute Marouane Fellaini proved an unlikely source of inspiration as Manchester United comfortably defeated Basel 3-0 on their return to the Champions League on Tuesday.

Fellaini, a replacement for the injured Paul Pogba, gave United a 35th-minute lead at a drizzly Old Trafford and teed up Marcus Rashford for the hosts’ third goal after Romelu Lukaku had struck early in the second period.

Mourinho has dig at ‘quiet’ Man Utd supporters

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho questioned Manchester United’s supporters after suggesting that Old Trafford was too quiet during Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League win over Leicester City.

United are top of the table after substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored in the final 20 minutes against stubborn opponents.

Mourinho has dig at ‘quiet’ Man Utd supporters

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho questioned Manchester United’s supporters after suggesting that Old Trafford was too quiet during Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League win over Leicester City.

United are top of the table after substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored in the final 20 minutes against stubborn opponents.

Confirmed: Man Utd lineup vs Leicester

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Manchester United host Leicester City in Saturday evening's Premier League game at Old Trafford. We're looking to make it three wins from three today after convincing 4-0 thrashings of both West Ham United and Swansea City to start the season.... Continue Reading →

Leicester could be without six players for trip to Old Trafford

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Manchester United welcome Leicester City to Old Trafford for Saturday's evening Premier League match this weekend. We've started the season all guns blazing with two comfortable victories from two games, scoring eight goals in the process. Romelu Lukaku has scored... Continue Reading →

Matic: I knew United supporters were amazing when I was at Chelsea

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Nemanja Matic put in a Man of the Match performance on his debut against West Ham last weekend. One of the obvious highlights of his display was seeing the benefits to Paul Pogba's game, who also finished the 90 minutes with a goal.

Matic has acknowledged that the two play well together and that they are prepared to fight for each other on the pitch.

Sergi Roberto will not be joining Manchester United

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New Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has ruled out any chance of Manchester United, or any other club, signing midfielder Sergi Roberto this summer. The 25-year-old had been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer despite becoming more... Continue Reading →

Lukaku double fires Manchester United to winning start

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku introduced himself to Old Trafford in triumphant fashion with two goals as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-0 in an impressive Premier League opener on Sunday.

The Belgium striker, a £75 million ($97.6 million, 82.5 million euros) signing from Everton, struck either side of half-time to take his tally of goals against West Ham to 11 in his last 11 appearances.

Lukaku double fires Manchester United to winning start

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku introduced himself to Old Trafford in triumphant fashion with two goals as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-0 in an impressive Premier League opener on Sunday.

The Belgium striker, a £75 million ($97.6 million, 82.5 million euros) signing from Everton, struck either side of half-time to take his tally of goals against West Ham to 11 in his last 11 appearances.

Mourinho Happy As Man United Turn On The Style

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Romelu Lukaku announced his arrival at Old Trafford by scoring twice on his Premier League debut for Manchester United as they embarrassed West Ham.

Jose Mourinho's team were a constant threat against a poor Hammers side, offering excitement and encouragement to their supporters on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season.

RoM reads 

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Scott has written for Paddy Power about our three most important players next season.

Scott has written for IBFootball about the importance of Nemanja Matic.

The Mirror reports on our talks to bring Zlatan back.

The Guardian talks to Chicharito about his return to playing at Old Trafford this weekend.

Premier League 2017-18: Manchester United to win title, Jesus to top goalscoring charts

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The 2017-18 Premier League season is only a matter of days away from starting and the hype around the upcoming campaign is fully justified.

With more top-quality players arriving on British shores over the summer, the top teams refining their squads and a number of interesting sub-plots, fans are right to get excited about the action returning.

Conte Not Happy With Nemanja Matic Transfer

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that Nemanja Matic's departure to Manchester United is 'a great loss.'

The midfielder rejoined Jose Mourinho for £40 million, opting to leave last season's Premier League champions for Old Trafford.

Conte made no effort to disguise his disappointment in Matic's exit and conceded that his side will be worse for it.

European Super Cup: Manchester United must put down marker against Real Madrid

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Since the retirement of legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United have been in transition and struggled to hit the heights that became commonplace under the Scot’s stewardship.

However, with the European Super Cup set to be contested against Real Madrid on Tuesday night, the Old Trafford outfit can proudly state that they are back among world football’s elite.

Bailly ban ‘very harsh’: Mourinho

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Washington (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expressed surprise Tuesday at the three-match ban that UEFA handed defender Eric Bailly on Monday.

Ivorian Bailly was sent off for violent conduct in the second leg of United’s Europa League semi-final victory over Celta Vigo in May for his part in a melee in the final minutes of a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.

Bailly ban ‘very harsh’: Mourinho

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Washington (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expressed surprise Tuesday at the three-match ban that UEFA handed defender Eric Bailly on Monday.

Ivorian Bailly was sent off for violent conduct in the second leg of United’s Europa League semi-final victory over Celta Vigo in May for his part in a melee in the final minutes of a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.

Manchester United’s Bailly banned for Super Cup against Real

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss next month’s European Super Cup against Real Madrid after UEFA handed the Ivorian a three-match European ban on Monday.

Bailly was sent off for violent conduct in the second leg of United’s Europa League semi-final victory over Celta Vigo in May for his part in a melee in the final minutes of a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.

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VIDEO: Kasper Schmeichel and Tom Ince in childhood Old Trafford kick about

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Kasper Schmeichel v Tom Ince... this one goes way back! #HUDLEI pic.twitter.com/eJRGZYRAKX

- Premier League (@premierleague) September 16, 2017


The Premier League has shown footage of Kasper Schmeichel and Tom Ince having a kick about inside Old Trafford.

Legendary: Adidas Revive Predator Precision Boots With Trademark Assist From David Beckham (Photos)

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As part of their new 'Limited Collection, Adidas have revived their classic Predator Precision, as famously favoured by David Beckham in the early 2000s.

Indeed, it was the original Precision that Beckham wore while dispatching *that* freekick against Greece at Old Trafford in 2001, thus cementing their place in English football boot folklore, should such a thing exist.

Mourinho: I’ve never liked players as much as I like United’s

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Following the disappointing yet respectable 2-1 defeat against Real Madrid in the Super Cup final, Jose Mourinho has claimed this current group of players is his favourite of any he's managed.

We deserve the rest tomorrow and on Thursday we will start, we go for it with everything.